TECH INSTRUMENTATION

Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 13-27039
Posted Job Title TECH INSTRUMENTATION
School Name School of Engineering and Applied Science
Org Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics
Posted to the Web 10/05/2017
Posted Job/Salary Grade 025
Employment Type Non-Exempt
Hours 35.00
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Months 12
Position Length Ongoing
Position End Date
University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

School/Center Overview

Penn Engineering’s world-acclaimed faculty, state-of-the-art research laboratories and highly interdisciplinary curricula offer an experience that is unparalleled. Innovation and technology drive every program and transform the fundamentals of what future engineers are learning. http://www.seas.upenn.edu/

Duties

Work independently on the design and construction of custom apparatus/instrumentation which will require excellent proficiency in the use of conventional and CNC manufacturing equipment and computer based design, prototyping and manufacturing tools. Advise faculty, staff, and students on design for manufacturability techniques, material/parts selection and acquisition, and in the safe, proper use of the Precision Machining Laboratory equipment. Assist in the instruction of students enrolled in machine shop/laboratory, project based courses and shop training modules with focus on the safe, productive and cost effective use of manufacturing resources within the Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics Department at The School of Engineering and Applied Science. Position reports to the Manufacturing & Fabrication Services Manager.

Qualifications

Vocational or Technical School required and 3-5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

A sound working knowledge and high proficiency in the setup and execution of conventional, CNC milling, turning, micro-machining, rapid prototyping and quality control techniques is required. CAD/CAM based design experience required.

Affirmative Action Statement

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/31846

Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Jobs@Penn
    • Contacted by a Penn Recruiter
    • Referred by a Penn Employee
    • Referred by a friend or family member
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Indeed.com
    • Other Internet Advertisement
    • Linkedin
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    • Professional Affiliation/Trade Website
    • Diversity Association/Publication Website
    • Heard about it at a conference or career fair
    • Apple One
    • Recruitment and/or staffing agency
  2. * What is your highest level of education completed?
    • Less than high school education
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Vocational or Technical School
    • Associate's Degree or Two Year College
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • PHD/MD/JD or equivalent doctoral degree
  3. * How many years of experience do you have related to this position?
    • 0 to 1 Year
    • 1 to 2 Years
    • 2 to 3 Years
    • 3 to 5 Years
    • 5 to 7 Years
    • 7 to 10 Years
    • Over 10 Years
  4. * Do you have experience with CAD/CAM based design?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have experience in precision machining with tool and die making or mold making experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have a sound working knowledge and high proficiency in the setup and execution of conventional, CNC milling, turning, micro-machining, rapid prototyping and quality control techniques?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents